July 27, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

‘Movies Under the Stars’ gets support from businesses, provides local entertainment

Blanket seating in the front; lawn chairs in the back. More...

Taxpayers could see 6% increase on August notice

Residents of Burke County who have not had their property reassessed in a while may be in for a surprise when notices are issued in August. More...

News

Relay For Life 2005 raises $72,683

Although Burke County More...

Sales Tax Holiday slated for July 28-31

From Staff Reports

For the fourth consecutive year, Georgia shoppers will have the opportunity to purchase certain clothing items, schools supplies, computers, and computer accessories tax-free during a sales tax holiday that begins at 12:01 a.m. More...

Home & Garden Tips

Wet roots lead to yellow leaves
Burke County Extension Agent

If the recent rainstorms have added a small pond to your landscape, now is the time to protect your landscape plants. Landscape plants need water to survive. Too much water can be damaging to plants. More...

Sports

Bears prepare for season at camp

From Staff Reports

Sixty-one members of the Burke County High School football team are roughing the heat and preparing for the 2005 season at team camp this week. More...

2005 Varsity Football Schedule

Date Time Opponent
Aug. 12 7:30 Hephzibah (scrimmage

Aug. 19 7:30 Jenkins Co. More...

Church News

Church News

Jones Grove

Jones Grove Baptist Church will have its annual revival 7:30 nightly Monday-Friday, Aug. 1-5. More...

For 2005

Commissioners

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Southern Bank provides 2nd Annual School Calendar

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Sewer lines installed 30-plus years ago failing left and right

Talk was focused on utilities at Waynesboro City Council More...

Featured Flicks

Saturdays at 8 p.m. More...

Editorial

Aloha

Unlike our media brethren to the north, we have no real problem with members of our county commission attending their national conference in Hawaii. More...

Looking Back 10 Years Ago: July 27, 1995

Ricky White was fired as head football coach at Burke County High School after his arrest in Jefferson County on drug related charges. Rick Umpleby was named coach for the 1995 season. More...

RFD

Have you ever wondered what the rules or requirements are for business faxes? We get unsolicited faxes all the time ... especially from businesses that we have never heard of before. More...

For The Record

South Carolina man charged with molesting local child

A Belvedere, S.C. man was arrested last Friday for molesting a 9-year-old girl in Burke County. More...

Photo

Photo by Larry Lewis, Burke County Sheriff's Office Pick-up and church van collide A local man was injured when his pick-up collided with a church van on Highway 25 recently. More...

Photo

staff photo by Ariana Youmans T-boned An accident occurred recently, at the intersection of Davis Road and 7th Street. More...

Burke Happenings

Burke Happenings

Open House

Burke County public schools will have their Open House Sunday, July 31. More...

People

People in the News

James J. Sidwell

Air Force Airman 1st Class James J. Sidwell recently graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. More...

Miss Bailey, Mr. Adams unite in marriage

Miss Emily Amanda Bailey became the bride Mr. Ronald David Adams 5 p.m. Saturday, June 4, 2005 at The Georgia Golf Hall of Fame More...

NSDAR to celebrate 80th anniversary with

Mad Hatter

Ladies and young ladies of Burke County, if you think you would enjoy good food at elegant tea tables while watching or participating in a contest for the oldest, silliest and most elegant hat, you should plan on attending the Mad Hatter More...